difference translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "difference" - English-German dictionary

See all translations

difference

noun /ˈdifrəns/
what makes one thing unlike another
der Unterschied
I can’t see any difference between these two pictures It doesn’t make any difference to me whether you go or stay There’s not much difference between them.
an act of differing, especially a disagreement
die Meinungsverschiedenheit
We had a difference of opinion Have they settled their differences? (= Have they stopped arguing?).
the amount by which one quantity or number is greater than another
die Differenz
If you buy it for me I’ll give you $6 now and make up the difference later.
different adjective (often with from) not the same
verschieden
These gloves are not a pair – they’re different My ideas are different from his.
differentiate /-ˈrenʃieit/ verb to see or be able to tell a difference (between)
unterscheiden zwischen
It’s difficult to differentiate between the two birds because they look very similar.
(with between) to treat differently
einen Unterschied machen
She does not differentiate between her two children although one is adopted.
differentiation noun
die Unterscheidung
different is followed by from (not than).
(Definition of difference from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “difference” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More